The game was won by Pittsburgh with a run in the top of the 9th inning. Bill Almon blasted a solo shot. Pittsburgh finished with 10 hits in the victory.
Rick Reuschel(11-4) picked up the victory, allowing 2 runs in 8 innings. Cecilio Guante earned his 15th save. Dave Dravecky(11-7) was hit with the loss.